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Undergraduate | CUR-BLW20 | 2024

Practical Consumer and Competition Law

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Spot the signs of misleading advertising material, sales techniques and consumer guarantees. Address the legal consequences for businesses that engage in these practices. Unpack the protections offered by Australian competition and consumer law.

Study method
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Start dates
26 Aug 2024,
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks

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Practical Consumer and Competition Law

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. explain and analyse legal principles relating to practical aspects of consumer and competition law GC1
    2. construct business directed written or digital communication related to the various aspects of consumer and competition law
    3. identify and analyse, global, socio-cultural, technological or ethical issues relating to consumer & competition law
    4. apply legal reasoning and problem solving methods to identify, analyse and resolve problems relating to consumer and competition law
    5. apply appropriate techniques to select, evaluate and use information from primary and secondary sources to make informed judgements about legal issues relating to consumer and competition law

Entry requirements


You will need a high level of proficiency in the English language, both written and spoken.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Bachelor of Commerce (Business Law)

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